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Barry Phillips, The World Turned Upside Down (1992)

Barry Phillips collection of popular music from the mid-eighteenth century includes quaint folk songs, lively dance tunes, and other elegant compositions played in homes, taverns, and dancehalls throughout the colonies.

Hesperus, Early American Roots (1997)

A fantastic offering from the Hesperus Early Music Ensemble, this disc includes twenty-two performances based on eighteenth-century ballads, hymns, and cotillion tunes. See of you can pick out the unique sounds of baroque violins, recorders, violas da gamba, and other period instruments.

Randy Edelman and Trevor Jones, The Last of the Mohicans: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2001)

Composers Randy Edelman and Trevor Jones offer a spectacular soundtrack for this action-packed blockbuster about one man’s impossible struggle to choose between love and loyalty.

Brian Keane, The War That Made America: The Story of the French and Indian War, Soundtrack (2006)

Grammy-winning producer Brian Keane employs eighteenth-century instruments and period compositions to deliver an exciting soundtrack to a documentary about one of the most pivotal wars in American history.

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